NHK WORLD-JAPAN News Broadcast(Summary)

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・Many tech companies have a bad reputation for sustainability due to the short lifespans of their products and a lack of recycling.

・But there’s a lesser-known contributor to environmental waste in the industry — the printed circuit board that’s at the core of our electronics gadgets. Making it produces a vast amount of toxic material that needs to be processed.

・We visit a Tokyo startup that’s helping to tackle the problem. It has developed a more eco-friendly way to manufacture the key component.

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